The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 62 61 100
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +39
Permanent jobs citing LAN 55 57 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.10% 3.56% 1.82%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.62% 20.80% 11.21%
Number of salaries quoted 47 52 30
Average salary £39,000 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £22,450
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £52,500 £45,100
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
LAN
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
331 274 348
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 18.67% 17.09% 16.25%
Number of salaries quoted 278 249 288
Average salary £42,500 £46,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.60% +30.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,700 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing LAN across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

LAN
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LAN across the Cheshire region.

LAN Salary Trend in Cheshire

LAN
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LAN across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

LAN Salary Histogram in Cheshire

LAN
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +16 15 £28,250 -36.51% 2
Wilmslow +8 13 £35,000 +7.69% 3
Chester +23 7 £40,000 -
Crewe +19 4 £43,750 -2.77%
Runcorn - 2 - -
Macclesfield - 1 £47,500 -
Daresbury - 1 £18,500 -
LAN
North West

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing LAN also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited LAN.

1 109 (90.83%) WAN
2 64 (53.33%) Windows
3 58 (48.33%) Microsoft
4 46 (38.33%) Finance
5 44 (36.67%) Cisco
6 43 (35.83%) TCP/IP
7 38 (31.67%) Active Directory
8 37 (30.83%) VMware
9 32 (26.67%) Firewall
9 32 (26.67%) UNIX
10 31 (25.83%) VMware Infrastructure
11 28 (23.33%) VPN
12 26 (21.67%) Windows Server 2008
13 23 (19.17%) Wi-Fi
13 23 (19.17%) Disaster Recovery
13 23 (19.17%) Cisco Certification
14 21 (17.50%) SLA
15 19 (15.83%) Windows 7
16 18 (15.00%) Network Security
16 18 (15.00%) Back Office
16 18 (15.00%) ITIL
17 17 (14.17%) DNS
18 15 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
18 15 (12.50%) DHCP
19 14 (11.67%) CCNP
19 14 (11.67%) Risk Assessment
19 14 (11.67%) Wireless
20 13 (10.83%) Citrix
20 13 (10.83%) MS Exchange
21 12 (10.00%) Windows 8

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing LAN also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited LAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (10.83%) MS Exchange
2 7 (5.83%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (4.17%) IBM Notes
4 4 (3.33%) SharePoint
4 4 (3.33%) IIS
5 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.83%) Lync
Applications
1 10 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.83%) MS Office
3 1 (0.83%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 109 (90.83%) WAN
2 43 (35.83%) TCP/IP
3 32 (26.67%) Firewall
4 28 (23.33%) VPN
5 23 (19.17%) Wi-Fi
6 18 (15.00%) Network Security
7 17 (14.17%) DNS
8 15 (12.50%) DHCP
9 14 (11.67%) Wireless
10 9 (7.50%) SAN
11 8 (6.67%) Internet
12 6 (5.00%) OSPF
12 6 (5.00%) SSL
12 6 (5.00%) EIGRP
13 4 (3.33%) Wireshark
13 4 (3.33%) Cisco IOS
13 4 (3.33%) VoIP
13 4 (3.33%) BGP
13 4 (3.33%) MPLS
14 3 (2.50%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (3.33%) QuickTest Pro
1 4 (3.33%) LoadRunner
1 4 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (2.50%) Metasploit
General
1 46 (38.33%) Finance
2 18 (15.00%) Back Office
3 3 (2.50%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (1.67%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.83%) Legal
5 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.83%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 29 (24.17%) Analyst
2 25 (20.83%) Administrator
3 20 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
4 18 (15.00%) Network Engineer
5 15 (12.50%) IT Support
6 13 (10.83%) Support Analyst
7 10 (8.33%) Support Engineer
8 9 (7.50%) IT Support Analyst
9 8 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
10 7 (5.83%) 1st Line Support
10 7 (5.83%) Architect
11 6 (5.00%) Network Consultant
11 6 (5.00%) Consultant
11 6 (5.00%) Service Analyst
11 6 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 6 (5.00%) Service Desk Analyst
12 5 (4.17%) Network Administrator
12 5 (4.17%) Infrastructure Architect
12 5 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 5 (4.17%) 1st Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.67%) Web Services
2 1 (0.83%) HTML
2 1 (0.83%) .NET
2 1 (0.83%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.00%) Thin Client
1 6 (5.00%) Fat Client
2 5 (4.17%) CMDB
3 4 (3.33%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.50%) RMADS
4 3 (2.50%) Open Source
4 3 (2.50%) EPoS
4 3 (2.50%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.67%) Celerra
6 1 (0.83%) CCTV
6 1 (0.83%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 64 (53.33%) Windows
2 32 (26.67%) UNIX
3 26 (21.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (15.83%) Windows 7
5 12 (10.00%) Windows 8
6 11 (9.17%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (7.50%) Windows XP
7 9 (7.50%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.67%) Linux
8 2 (1.67%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (19.17%) Disaster Recovery
2 18 (15.00%) ITIL
3 14 (11.67%) Risk Assessment
4 9 (7.50%) Test Scripting
5 8 (6.67%) Test Automation
5 8 (6.67%) Service Delivery
6 7 (5.83%) Security Management
6 7 (5.83%) Load Balancing
7 6 (5.00%) Project Management
7 6 (5.00%) CRM
7 6 (5.00%) Coaching
8 5 (4.17%) Infrastructure Management
8 5 (4.17%) Technical Analysis
8 5 (4.17%) PRINCE2
8 5 (4.17%) Migration
8 5 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (4.17%) Asset Management
8 5 (4.17%) Technical Architecture
9 4 (3.33%) Network Management
9 4 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (8.33%) PowerShell
2 7 (5.83%) SQL
3 4 (3.33%) VBScript
4 1 (0.83%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.83%) PHP
Qualifications
1 23 (19.17%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (11.67%) CCNP
4 11 (9.17%) MCSE
5 10 (8.33%) MCSA
5 10 (8.33%) CCNA
5 10 (8.33%) SC Cleared
5 10 (8.33%) Security Cleared
6 7 (5.83%) CCIE
7 5 (4.17%) Degree
8 4 (3.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (3.33%) MCP
8 4 (3.33%) ISEB
8 4 (3.33%) ISTQB
9 3 (2.50%) HND
9 3 (2.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (1.67%) CCIP
10 2 (1.67%) MCITP
10 2 (1.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (1.67%) Avaya Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (17.50%) SLA
2 9 (7.50%) QA
3 2 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.67%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.83%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.83%) COBIT
4 1 (0.83%) JSP 440
System Software
1 38 (31.67%) Active Directory
2 31 (25.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.17%) vSphere
4 4 (3.33%) Terminal Server
4 4 (3.33%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (2.50%) Hyper-V
5 3 (2.50%) XenApp
5 3 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.67%) XenDesktop
6 2 (1.67%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.83%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.83%) UAG
Systems Management
1 4 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.67%) Backup Exec
2 2 (1.67%) WSUS
3 1 (0.83%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.83%) Legato
3 1 (0.83%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 58 (48.33%) Microsoft
2 44 (36.67%) Cisco
3 37 (30.83%) VMware
4 13 (10.83%) Citrix
5 9 (7.50%) Juniper
6 8 (6.67%) HP
7 7 (5.83%) Dell
7 7 (5.83%) EMC
7 7 (5.83%) NetApp
7 7 (5.83%) CheckPoint
7 7 (5.83%) Symantec
8 5 (4.17%) Lotus
8 5 (4.17%) Oracle
9 4 (3.33%) Fortinet
10 3 (2.50%) Avaya
10 3 (2.50%) McAfee
11 1 (0.83%) Wyse
11 1 (0.83%) SAP
11 1 (0.83%) IBM
11 1 (0.83%) WatchGuard
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management
Posted: 14 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £42000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
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